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Civil Rights Movement and Its Legacy
Writing Prompt: Barack Obama's election and re-election show that this country has certainly come a long way since Dr. King's era, yet in some ways, things haven't changed enough. For your new discussion post, write a short essay of at least 300 words that explains whether or not you think the promise of the speeches has been realized or not and why. Keep in mind that this new post is a Gordon Rule assignment, meaning that the quality of your writing as well as the length will be considered during the evaluation/grading process. Then, reply to at least 3 of your classmates to get full credit for this assignment. Replies an be 30-40 words.